Health Ministry Dismisses Viral Video Of Woman Claiming She Reacted To Vaccine

THE Bulawayo Metropolitan Provincial Medical Director (PMD),  Dr Maphios Siamuchembu has poured water on a video currently making rounds on social media of a 27 year old woman, Cleopatra Ncube from Cowdry Park in Bulawayo who claims to have developed an adverse reaction that led to her fingers and lower limbs drying up soon after getting jabbed with the Sinovac, a Chinese manufactured vaccine being administered in Zimbabwe. By Michael Gwarisa According to the viral video, Cleopatra took the vaccine on July 27, 2021 when health officials were conducting inoculations…

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Diabetic People Should Get Vaccinated Says Experts

DIABETES specialist and Health and Child Care Deputy Minister, Dr John Mangwiro has urged people with the diabetic condition to embrace vaccination so as to prevent COVID-19 infection as well as avoid critical illness and even death. By Patricia Mashiri His call comes as a response to growing concerns by people with diabetes and other chronic ailments on whether they should take up vaccination or not. In an interview with HealthTimes, Dr Mangwiro said people with diabetes can be vaccinated just as should any other persons with chronic diseases such…

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Maisha Health In Diabetes Awareness Campaign

MAISHA Health is offering free blood glucose measurements at selected sites across the country as part of World Diabetes Month commemorations. The Cassava Smartech Zimbabwe health tech unit said the awareness campaign was aimed at detecting early signs of diabetes. HealthTimes Reporter The chronic disease, which affects about 1,4 million people in the country, is a major cause of blindness, kidney failure, heart attacks, stroke and lower limb amputation. Mr Maurice Newa, a senior Cassava Executive, said Maisha Health has invested in modern technology to combat the rising prevalence of…

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